AMVETS Scholarships for Veterans

Scholarship Provided by : third party

Scholarship Amount

$4,000 USD

Application Deadline

August 01, 2017


  •  A copy of the veteranâs honorable discharge or a letter from the commanding officer certifying current Guard or Reserve status.
  • Official college transcripts for all courses attempted and any degrees or certificates awarded.
  • A complete and signed copy of the applicantâs 1040 tax form must be enclosed. It will be used to verify financial need. If the applicantâs name appears on anyone elseâs 1040 tax from, it too must be enclosed.
  • A copy of the applicantâs Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Student must submit an essay (50-100 words).
  •  Acceptance letter or a letter stating current student status from an accredited program.
  • Proof of expenses (A copy of expenses from the school or program publication will suffice.)
  • A resume detailing military duty and awards, volunteer activities, community services, and jobs held during the past four years.

  • Award may be used for part time or full time undergraduate courses, accredited degree or certificate programs, including online schools.
  •  Must be a United States veteran or member of the National Guard or Reserves.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  •  Demonstrate financial need.
  •  Must have a high school diploma or GED. (General Education Diploma)
  • Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected.
  • Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment to an eligible program.
United States
Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Students

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